Women In Optometry Recognizes Six Women ODs for Excellence at AAO Meeting

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Monday, November 14, 2016 12:27 AM ANAHEIM, Calif.—Women In Optometry (WO) presented its first Theia Awards recognizing women ODs for excellence in the categories of leadership, mentorship and education, and innovation at the annual American Academy of Optometry (AAO) meeting held here last week.

Prevent Blindness Names VM’s Marge Axelrad as 2017 ‘Person of Vision’

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:24 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness has chosen Marge Axelrad, SVP, editorial director at Vision Monday/Jobson Optical Group as the recipient of the 2017 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award.

Nominations Now Being Accepted for National Optometry Hall of Fame Awards

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Monday, November 7, 2016 12:18 AM ST. LOUIS—Nominations for the 2017 National Optometry Hall of Fame are now being accepted online. The deadline for online submissions is Jan. 15, 2017.

ABB Optical Group Announces Winners of ABB Cares

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Monday, October 31, 2016 12:21 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group, announced that seven non-profit organizations, nominated by ECPs nationwide, will receive grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

National Vision Announces 2016 Vendor Award Winners

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Monday, October 24, 2016 12:21 AM DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc., one of the largest optical retailers in the U.S. market, announced late last week the winners of its 2016 National Vision Vendor Awards.

Energeyes Names 2016 President’s Council Award Winner

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Monday, October 3, 2016 12:21 AM DALLAS—The Energeyes Association for Corporate Affiliated Optometrists announced that Joseph Barr, OD, is the 2016 recipient of the Energeyes President’s Council Award.

Vision Monday, 20/20 Magazine Host Eighth Annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:33 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the eighth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.

American Optometric Foundation Names ‘Innovation’ Grant Recipients, Fellowship Honoree

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:24 AM ORLANDO—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF) in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. has announced the three recipients of the 2016 Innovation in Education grants.

Last Chance to Nominate a Women OD for Women In Optometry’s Theia Awards of Excellence

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Friday, September 30, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—This year, Women In Optometry will hold its first Theia Awards of Excellence to honor women ODs in the following three categories—Leadership, Mentoring and Innovation. But time is running out because nominations are closing Sunday, Oct. 2.

Silmo d’Or 2016 Honorees Announced in Paris

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Monday, September 26, 2016 12:30 AM PARIS— At a festive event last Friday evening here, the winners of the 2016 SILMO d'Or prizes, awarded for innovation and design, were announced at the Maison de la Mutualité.

Silmo d’Or Full Award Nominations Announced

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Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:24 AM PARIS—The 2016 edition of Silmo Paris has announced its full award nominations for the Silmo d’Or awards. The show which will take place from Sept. 23 to 26 at the Paris Nord Villepinte center will boast over 100 new companies attending the exhibition.

The American Optometric Foundation Selects Two 2016 Award Winners

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:18 AM ORLANDO—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF), an affiliate of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), has announced the recipients of two of its annual awards, the Bert C. & Lydia M. Corwin Residency Award and the Douglas W. Hopkins Primary Care Residency Award.

Robertson Optical Laboratories Named Unity Lab of the Year

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Friday, September 2, 2016 12:27 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Optics Group, a division of VSP Global, has named Robertson Optical Laboratories, Inc. as the “Unity Independent Lab of the Year.”

National Vision Names Five Recipients of College Scholarship Awards

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Friday, September 2, 2016 12:21 AM DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc. has selected five outstanding students as recipients of the 2016 National Vision Inc. College Scholarship Program.

ClearVision Optical Recognized as 2016 Family Business Awards Honoree

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Friday, September 2, 2016 12:15 AM HAUPPAUGE, N.Y—ClearVision Optical was recently recognized by New York SmartCEO as a 2016 Family Business Awards honoree. The award recognizes the accomplishments of 30 of New York’s top family businesses.
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